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Phil, Mechanical Engineer
Category: HVAC
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Experience:  Retired HVAC/ Electrical & Boiler contractor. Industrial
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I turn on the ac in my house and i can hear the unit (which

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i turn on the ac in my house and i can hear the unit (which is right outside the house) turn on and then quickly switch off. it does this continually- like it is trying to turn on because the temp in the house is at 26 C, but im asking it to be 22C. it is trying to run but something is making it shut down right away.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  Phil replied 2 years ago.
Hello,So far it sounds like your system has developed a refrigerant leak and is cycling on and off on its low pressure cut out control. Tell me how many seconds each cycle is... and tell me a lot about your technical skill sets so that I can help you most effectively in trouble shooting the cause. We can go from there.